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Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Save the queen. Save history. Finish his homework. But one day Jack gets a mysterious tex Save the queen. Jack, Angus, and familiar faces from their first adventure are sent back to Elizabethan England to stop them, but something goes wrong in the time transfer and Jack and Angus are on their own in There they meet a traveling performance troupe with surprising ties to the world of spies and intrigue.
Will they be able to stop the Revisionists and save the queen — along with history? Day of Deliverance picks up right where Day of Assassins leaves off and continues the high-paced adventure through time. This quick-paced exploration of what might have been is perfect for readers of all ages. The characters of Jack Christie and Angus are brilliantly drawn A very satisfying, sometimes shocking, but ultimately uplifting read. Expect it to win awards, it's that good.
It was also shortlisted for the Children's Quills, a new award for historical fiction for children administered through the Historical Association. Johnny lives in Surrey, England, with his family. Visit www. Get A Copy.
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They're donning doublet and hose and heading back to the sixteenth century. To save the world of course But I've ditched the idea of writing it in iambic pentameters This is action and adventure time travel at its best and great for boys too. Schoolboy time-traveller Jack Christie is thrown back to s Nazi-occupied France. With spitfire dogfights, jeep races and thrilling chases Jack and his best friend Angus have their most hair-raising adventure yet, including involvement in an assassination attempt on Hitler himself.
Just as all seems lost, Jack's father returns and a nuclear disaster is averted in the nick of time. The exciting second installment of the Jack Christie adventures following Day of the Assassins sees time-travelling Jack and Angus back in the fray of history — this time they must save Queen Elizabeth I from an early death!
A thrilling war-time adventure that is a perfect mix of historical fact and fictional adventure, in which two boys are swept back in time and thrown into the real event of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in , the catalyst for the start of the First World War. It takes all their courage to face the incredible danger and their daring exploits bring history vividly to life.
This debut novelist has created a real page-turner and once read no one can say history is dull. Day of the Assassins is the first in a series of Jack Christie Adventures. The second one, which is due in will be set in Elizabethan England and the time of the Armada when Jack and Angus will don doublet and hose to save the world for a second time. A message from the author: 'A few years ago my dad showed me some of my grandad's war medals had received during the First World War.
He explained that my grand father had been injured in the war and lost part of his leg. Apparently my grandfather was reluctant to speak about how he got the injuries or how he won the medals. I don't really know why. But I know what he did was brave -because I have a citation at home signed by the Minister of War - Winston Churchill.
Anyway, unlike millions of others, my grandfather survived the war and went on to have children and live to a ripe old age - although I never knew him.
He made important choices in his life - he chose to fight in the wr. Jack Christie is back with an explosive mission - can a teenage time-traveller stop the Second World War going nuclear? Travelling back to the s, Jack finds the world at a crucial turning point as the Nazis threaten world domination. Risking everything, Jack must protect the past to the save the world as we know it.
Jack Christie is back: teenager, time-traveller, protector of the past - and now the future rests in his hands again. Jack travels back to an Elizabethan England riddled with treacherous plots. Amid sea battles, sword fights and subterfuge, Jack must defend the life of the queen, her kingdom, and the world as we know it. Tanks, spies and assassinations - history just got interesting! When teenager Jack Christie stumbles upon a time machine and a secret time-travelling society his life changes forever.
Jack is catapulted back to the start of the First World War, where the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand is about to throw the world into chaos. Should he intervene? Will he survive? The future of mankind is in Jack's hands. The first dangerous mission in the Jack Christie Adventures sets the pace at full throttle and the stakes as high as they go. The year: The place: Sarajevo.
The mission: assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Jack Christie and his friend Angus are caught up in a major event that will dramatically change the future. Should they intervene?
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